Defense Carries Stallions To Win Over San Diego

Mar 30, 2019, 9:15 PM

(Courtesy of Salt Lake Stallions Twitter)...

(Courtesy of Salt Lake Stallions Twitter)

(Courtesy of Salt Lake Stallions Twitter)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – It was not pretty offensively, but the Salt Lake Stallions did just enough to beat the San Diego Fleet 8-3.

Salt Lake’s defense held San Diego to 264 total yards and forced three turnovers.

Stallions quarterback Josh Woodrum threw for just 155 yards and 2 interceptions. Running back Joel Bouagnon had 45 yards and 1 touchdown on the ground.

Former Utah Utes tight end Anthony Denham collected 4 receptions for 32 yards.

For San Diego, quarterback Mike Bercovici had 210 passing yards and 2 interceptions. Wide receiver Nelson Spruce had 8 receptions for 79 yards.

Late Score Gives Salt Lake First Half Lead

Midway through the first quarter, Woodrum threw an interception on his seventh pass attempt.

In the second quarter, Woodrum turned the ball over again, this time on the one-yard line as he was about to run it into the end zone.

The Stallions scored with 1:24 left in the second quarter as Woodrum fumbled the snap but was able to hand it off to running back Joel Bouagnon for a two-yard score. Woodrum picked up the two point conversion with a two-yard pass to former BYU wide receiver Jordan Leslie to give the Stallions an 8-0 lead.

Defense Propels Stallions

Early in the fourth quarter, the Fleet scored their first points of the game on a 29-yard field goal. Salt Lake held an 8-3 lead.

On San Diego’s final possession, Bercovici threw an interception to Stallions defensive back Steve Williams to seal the win.

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Salt Lake improved to 3-5 on the season. They will travel to Atlanta to take on the Legends on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. on Bleacher Report Live.

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Defense Carries Stallions To Win Over San Diego